Returning after 8 years hiatus The Strawbs embarked on a short American Tour in the spring of 2016 called Hero & Heroine Live – American Tour. The first stop RoSfest in Gettysburg, PA were they performed and recorded a stellar set on Sunday May 8th 2o16. It is unclear what formats or when Strawbs Live in Gettysburg will be released. Stay tuned for further details.
The Strawbs Hero & Heroine Tour:
Frontman/guitarist David Cousins
guitarist/singer Dave Lambert
bassist Chas Cronk
drummer Tony Fernandez
keyboardist Dave Bainbridge
In June 2015, ROLLING STONE named the Strawbs’ HERO AND HEROINE one of the 50 Greatest Prog albums of all time. Insightful writer Ryan Reed noted HERO AND HEROINE, as the bands “heaviest, most symphonic album,” and cited leader Dave Cousins’ “ambitious prose” as some of the album’s power.